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31 July 2014 Last updated at 12:48

999 fire centre 'puts lives at risk'North West Fire Control

The Fire Brigades Union claims lives are being put at risk because of "failings" at the new North West Fire Control centre.


PenrithResidents vote for town council

Residents in a Cumbrian town vote in favour of establishing their own town council, in a postal ballot.

Virgin train at Glasgow Central stationMan on bridge disrupts Virgin trains

Lines between Carlisle and Preston which were earlier closed after a man got on to a bridge parapet, are reopened.

Richard Moss Article written by Richard Moss Richard Moss Political editor, North East & Cumbria

Can Osborne deliver on northern powerhouse pledge?

The Chancellor wants to create a northern powerhouse through railways, science and mayors but can he deliver?

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Chris Jackson Article written by Chris Jackson Chris Jackson Presenter, Inside Out, North East & Cumbria

New stories emerge about the impact of WW1 on Tyneside

A century after the start of World War One new stories are emerging of how it affected Tyneside

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